God’s Provision for Singleness and Marriage

1 CORINTHIANS  7:1-16 (ESV) Now concerning the matters about which you wrote: “It is good for a man not to have sexual relations with a woman.” 2 But because of the temptation to sexual immorality, each man should have his own wife and each woman her own husband. 3 The husband should give to his…

“You Were Bought With a Price!”

  1 CORINTHIANS 6:12-20 (ESV) “All things are lawful for me,” but not all things are helpful. “All things are lawful for me,” but I will not be dominated by anything. 13 “Food is meant for the stomach and the stomach for food”—and God will destroy both one and the other. The body is not…

Were you Comforted Today?

Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. 2 Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and cry to her that her warfare is ended, that her iniquity is pardoned, that she has received from the Lord’s hand double for all her sins. -Isaiah 40:1,2 (ESV) As I write these thoughts, it is Sunday evening. Did your pastor speak…

Why Not Suffer Wrong?

“WHY NOT SUFFER WRONG?” Jason K. Boothe 1 CORINTHIANS 6:1-11 (ESV) When one of you has a grievance against another, does he dare go to law before the unrighteous instead of the saints? 2 Or do you not know that the saints will judge the world? And if the world is to be judged by…

Baptism By Immersion

Ultimately, there is little doubt that the ancient church practiced immersion baptism. Why not follow in the footsteps of our ancient brethren? Why not baptize new converts in the same manner and mode as the Lord Himself was baptized? Prayerfully consider these words as you contemplate the issue of baptism.

You Shall Know Them By Their Fruits…But What is Fruit?

Christians, like healthy fruit-bearing trees, will bear much spiritual fruit. And this spiritual fruit is not comprised of mere human works, self-improvement efforts, or attempts at better behavior. Good spiritual fruit is the correct testimony concerning Christ and His Gospel flowing from the abundance of the heart. Good fruit is a product of a changed mind concerning Christ, the “fruit of our lips that acknowledge his name.”

He is Able to Keep You

While grumblers and malcontents follow their own sinful desires in trying to pursue a righteousness apart from Christ, God’s people rest in the completed Gospel work, being persuaded by the testimony of Scripture that God is able to keep His people, presenting us blameless through Jesus Christ our Lord. The keeping power of God in the person and work of Christ serves as proof positive that the redemptive work is truly complete. True Christians rejoice in the power of God to keep His people. And one day, God will present us faultless before the presence of His glory in, by, and through the work of Christ.